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Month: July 2017

The Art Of The Tripod Swap

Hello and welcome to my first proper post here.  I thought it was high time I got started with this blogging adventure and what better way than to share a really useful technique used in many of my shots.  This is part one of two where I’ll focus on the art of the tripod swap,  put to good use in the image below. Why swap tripods? There are numerous reasons why you would want to utilise a mid exposure tripod swap. The main reason for me is to remove the guessing game element in my double exposure work, where accuracy is...

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Photo of the Week 28

It’s time again for the photo of the week 27 Our  Artist of the Month July  Eric Pare went through all the submissions and chose this beautiful image by Phill Fisher. Check out his Instagram account, and FB site where you can find more of his work Congrats Phill!     Use #lightpaintingblog There will be daily features in our Instagram account and once per week the Artist of the month will be selecting one to be featured as the Photo of the week! Welcome to tag your images in Instagram with our hashtag and...

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Case Study-Getafe’s Giant Lightman-DKL 2017

GETAFE GIANT LIGHTMAN (DKL 2017) – CASE STUDY The Spanish Light painting community is one of the most active ones and we are very excited to have them as our guests here today. On our first case study article, Frodo Álvarez DKL , walk us through a very ambitious project they successfully completed!   On Friday, June 23rd, 2017 a group of light painters made history in Getafe (Madrid) leading a great challenge: to make a great giant lightman, inspired by The Gulliver’s Travels, the greatest lightman ever made. That night almost 20 light painters from all over Spain had...

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Photo of the Week 27

It’s time again for the photo of the week 27 Our  Artist of the Month July  Eric Pare went through all the submissions and chose this beautiful image by Mafu Fuma. Mafu is on fire lately with his 360 Project! In his Instagram account, and FB site you can find more of his work Congrats Mafu!   This as the first Photo of the week selected by the artist of the month among Instagram images using the hashtag: #lightpaintingblog There will be daily features in our Instagram account and once per week the Artist of the month will be selecting one to be featured as the...

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Create Something, Or Don’t.

Patrick’s article “Don’t bother with art, or do” this week is important.  Check that one out if you haven’t already.  He talks about various definitions of art and about various reasons that people create it.  I love the way he encourages people to just make what they want to make and to not worry about “OMG, is it actually art?”.  And yes, I totally based this article’s title on his. The question of art aside, I see a few reasons that people light paint.  Some set out to make a unique creation (okay, this is art).  Some people explore...

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